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The 6 Do’s and Don’ts of Hiring Outsourced Accounting Services

by | Feb 23, 2022 | Accountant, Accounting, Accounting Department, Accounting Services, In-House Accountant, Outsourced Accountant, Outsourced Accounting Department

Owning and operating a business takes more than showing up, doing the work, and serving clients or customers. 

As a business owner or company executive, you’re more involved in the operations and future success of the business itself. 

The more time you spend inside your business, the less time you spend on growing and investing in its future financial success. 

This is why it’s so important to hire an Outsourced Accounting Department so you can spend more time ON your business instead of IN it!

Let me manage your company’s financialS.

Get spot-on financial reports weekly, monthly, quarterly, or whenever you like.

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The 3 Do’s of Hiring Outsourced Accounting Services

You want to outsource your accounting department. I can help you with that for a third of the cost. Also, here are the 3 things you should do when looking for an outsourced accounting solution: 

#1. DO get a quote from prospective accounting departments

You want to compare costs, time, energy, and management of financial standings across all potential outsourced accounting departments. If you don’t do this, you may miss out on an expert professional like me in your outsourcing endeavors. 

#2. DO ask for competencies and qualifications

Your outsourced accounting department MUST be able to manage your financial standings and reports accurately and effectively! If you do not ask for competencies before hiring an outsourced accounting department, you’re asking for chaos and disaster over the next few months to a year. Get this information from your accounting professional prospects and speak with them about specific problems, reports, forecasting, etc, you would like managed. 

#3. DO check their versatility and certification in your chosen accounting software

You should outsource accounting responsibilities to a professional or team that’s an expert in the accounting software you use or plan to use. Without adept knowledge in accounting software, your accounting and financials will be the worst for it. Every industry holds nuances to how it operates, but that nuance can be managed through accounting software. Industry knowledge plus accounting software expertise is important.

Let me manage your company’s financials.

Get spot-on financial reports weekly, monthly, quarterly, or whenever you like.

Outsource your accounting department to me for a third of the cost!

The 3 Don’ts of Hiring Outsourced Accounting Services

If you’re going to outsource your accounting department, and I would recommend you do just that, here are the 3 things you DO NOT want to do: 

#1. DO NOT choose an outsourced accounting department based purely on cost

You get what you pay for. It’s more true with outsourced accounting services than with nearly any financial management or reporting. While most firms will compete with one another to offer you their accounting services for the lowest price, this may be a red flag that you’re walking into a partnership that you’ll regret a few months down the road. 

Instead, outsource our accounting responsibilities and needs to the firm that can actually manage what you need. Look at cost as a part of the bigger picture. Cost alone is not an accurate view of how much you’re going to save (or make) with a given accounting team. 

#2. DO NOT outsource accounting to professionals who are not experts in your accounting software

Avoid accounting service providers who are not experts in your given accounting software. While it may cut costs for you to hire non-experts, it will cost you an arm and a leg in a few months when they aren’t able to manage your books or deliver spot-on reports.

Instead, ask your accounting professionals if they’re experts in your accounting software. It’s a simple “yes” or “no” question that will give you insight into whether or not you should hire them. 

#3. DO NOT hire an outsourced accounting team who doesn’t know your industry

When you outsource your accounting to a professional or team, you’re asking them to take responsibility for your financial standings. This is a big deal. A professional or team that’s never managed financials in your industry or niche may have a hard time getting you what you need. Also, the nuances (and nuisances) in each industry can vary. 

Instead, ask each accounting agency, firm, professional you’re interviewing if they’ve done work in your given industry (or at least an adjacent industry). 

How to Outsource Your Accounting Department

If you want to outsource your accounting department, then let me manage your financial standing, reports, and forecasting for a third of the cost! 

I deliver spot-on, accurate reports weekly, monthly, quarterly, or whenever you like. 

I reconcile and bring books current – the very first time, so you can work on growing your company instead of struggling inside of it! 

I forecast your financial future so you can grow your company toward financial success. 

Outsource your accounting department to me,
the Top Rated Local® Expert Accountant,
for a third of the cost!

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Our clients range in annual revenue from $200K up to in excess of $75M+. Simple or complex financials across MULTIPLE industries are our Core Capabilities.

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Furever Bookkeeping, LLC brings 15+ years of Expert Bookkeeping & Master Accounting to each of our clients. Kendra Moore and her team have over 37 years experience in: Bookkeeping, Accounting, Banking, along with experience as previous Business Owners.

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